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Heightened security checks coming to U.S. airports

Heightened security checks coming to U.S. airports

The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security checks at American airports because of concerns over new bomb-making instructions released by al Qaeda in Yemen
Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself.
See elephant crush a tourist's car

See elephant crush a tourist's car

An eight-year-old male elephant attacked a car at Thailand's Khao Yai National Park
Free climbers near summit of Yosemite's El Capitan

Free climbers near summit of Yosemite's El Capitan

Professional climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are days away from reaching a new height
Heathrow, Gatwick: 2014 'busiest ever'

Heathrow, Gatwick: 2014 'busiest ever'

73.4 million passengers at Heathrow. That's more than 200,000 per day!
Transatlantic flight nears supersonic speeds

Transatlantic flight nears supersonic speeds

Passengers taking the JFK to Heathrow red-eye on British Airways got a helpful boost from stronger-than-average winds, cutting 90 minutes off the scheduled flight time
China flight canceled after passengers open emergency exits

China flight canceled after passengers open emergency exits

A delayed China Eastern flight was canceled after angry passengers reportedly opened three emergency exits
Animal-rights groups criticize Beyonce after tiger encounter

Animal-rights groups criticize Beyonce after tiger encounter

A fan photo of Beyonce's family posing with a baby tiger is not sitting well with critics
Flight attendants spooked by 'menacing' aircraft images

Flight attendants spooked by 'menacing' aircraft images

Thirteen former United Airlines flight attendants say they were fired for refusing to work a commercial flight after discovering threatening words and images on an aircraft
China plans record-breaking high-speed train line

China plans record-breaking high-speed train line

Chinese railway experts are considering a 3,000-km high-speed route that would connect Inner Mongolia to Hainan
California's high-speed rail: LA to SF in 3 hours

California's high-speed rail: LA to SF in 3 hours

High-speed rail travel on the west coast? California is one step closer to making it a reality